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Wednesday , 17 July 2019

Inflation targeting: the chronicle of a death foretold

Inflation targeting: the chronicle of a death foretold

  AMBITO FINANCIERO - After the "recalibration" of the inflation goals, going from a ceiling of 12% for 2018 to a target of 15% that approached the consensus projected by the anal ...

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Economic freedom is, by definition, expansive of creativity and human entrepreneurship.

Economic freedom is, by definition, expansive of creativity and human entrepreneurship.

Often, in debates about economics and politics, liberals are accused of wanting to "adjust people." We have to recognize it. Maybe we have some responsibility because if we are an ...

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Argentina’s gamble on economic gradualism is working, so far

Argentina’s gamble on economic gradualism is working, so far

AT THE height of summer, workers bundled up in blue snowsuits are hauling boxes of ice lollies in and out of freezers at a small factory near Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital. Th ...

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Could a New Currency Be the Solution to Argentina’s Never-Ending Inflation Problem?

Could a New Currency Be the Solution to Argentina’s Never-Ending Inflation Problem?

Since its founding in 1935, inflation has averaged 55 percent per year. Since its issuance by the BCRA, 13 zeros have been added to national currency. The Argentine state monopoly ...

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Currently in Argentina, there are no inflation goals

Currently in Argentina, there are no inflation goals

La Nación - The ideal system for a country, that lived for a long time with strong price rises and doesn’t have a reliable indicator of its variation, is that of inflation goals s ...

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The foreign policy of Cambiemos and the ideas of Alberdi

The foreign policy of Cambiemos and the ideas of Alberdi

After years of irrelevancy and decadence in regard to the Argentine insertion in the world, a cocktail that had positioned it as a frontier market (less than an emergent) it is ur ...

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In times of virtual private currencies, Hayek comments on how he would handle one if he were a Swiss banker issuing

In times of virtual private currencies, Hayek comments on how he would handle one if he were a Swiss banker issuing

In his book "Denationalization of money" Hayek deals with the issue of monetary policy and makes a proposal of "currency competition", whose discussion is appropriate in every cou ...

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Subsidies fall but state spending continues to rise

Subsidies fall but state spending continues to rise

Translated from La Nación - Soon after announcing the last increase in prices of trains and buses, the Minister of Transport, Guillermo Dietrich, admitted that in spite of these i ...

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Argentina’s Outlook for 2018

Argentina’s Outlook for 2018

Argentina is entering president Macri’s third year in office: it appears it will be in tune with the end of the previous year, with the economy growing at a rate of 3%, with somew ...

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Key day for the interest rate: neither the Central Bank of Argentina nor the political wing are right

Key day for the interest rate: neither the Central Bank of Argentina nor the political wing are right

The BCRA (Argentina’s Central Bank) is not the one that establishes the market interest rate to lower inflation but rather it is the market that, in fact, sets the interest rate f ...

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